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Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice
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Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice

Ninth Edition


April 2021 | 288 pages | Learning Matters


An extensive knowledge of the primary English curriculum is not enough for trainee teachers, they need to know how to teach English in the primary classroom.

This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching.  It covers the important skills of classroom management, planning, monitoring and assessment and relates these specifically to primary English. Practical guidance, features and resources help students translate their learning to the classroom and understand the wider context of teaching:

-          Online practical lesson ideas for the classroom

-          The Primary National Curriculum for English in Key Stages one and two

-          Tips for planning primary English

-          A recommended children’s book list

-          Useful weblinks for primary English teaching

This ninth edition has been updated throughout and includes a new chapter on online and 'blended' learning and teaching for primary English.


 
Introduction
 
Learning English
 
Effective English teaching
 
Speaking and listening: developing talk in the primary classroom
 
Teaching reading at and before Key Stage 1
 
The teaching and learning of phonics
 
Teaching early writing
 
Teaching handwriting and spelling
 
Developing reading comprehension
 
Reading for information
 
Teaching writing at Key Stage 2
 
Teaching with electronic texts
 
Teaching English at a distance
 
Including all children
 
Organising and resourcing English at Key Stages 1 and 2
 
Assessing English

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ISBN: 9781529709803
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